Jumping into NaNoWriMo

I’ve wanted to be a writer since I was in grade school.  I’m pretty good at starting stories and creating backgrounds and characters, but I’ve rarely ever finished a story.

One of the few writing projects I’ve ever completed was a children’s play when I was in high school.  My favorite English teach asked me to write one for the drama club’s annual children’s play for the following school tyear.  I had the entire summer break to do the play and I remember spending a panicked two weeks towards the end of the summer cranking through it.

So with all the twittering from friends about National Novel Writing Month, I decided to see if this provides me with the same kind of motivation.  Of course November is a busy month already between family, holidays starting, and all of the big games coming out.  I’m not sure I’ll hit the 50k mark, but I wanted to at least try and see what I get out of it.

You can check in on my progress (or buddy me if you’re participating) here.


  1. xXJayeDuBXxNo Gravatar says:

    Best of luck to you.

  2. AnjinNo Gravatar says:

    Welcome to the insanity! 🙂

  3. BrianNo Gravatar says:

    Thanks! I really debated trying it this year versus waiting for next year. In the end I decided that I’m always going to be busy so I might as well just do it now.

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